Ramarama: Fleeing driver with firearm and drugs
Fleeing driver with firearm and drugs.
Wed, 18/09/2013 - 4:06pm
At about 3:15pm this afternoon a Police Highway Patrol unit tried to stop a driver who was seen travelling North at high speed on State Highway 1 Bombay. The driver failed to stop and was pursued for about 2 minutes before crashing into the motorway median barrier at Ramarama. The driver ran from the crashed car, and was chased on foot by Police. As he ran away he was seen to drop a backpack which was later found to contain quantity of drugs and a loaded semi automatic pistol. Police patrols, dog units and the Police helicopter searched the area around Quarry Road Ramarama for about 30 minutes before a man was located and arrested. He is being interviewed by Counties Manukau Police.